Program

ISCB Student Council Symposium 2015

08:00 Registration
08:30 Icebreaker: Scientific Speed Dating
Session 1
08:45 Welcome and Opening
09:00 Keynote: A Mechanistic Structural View of Ras Biology
Prof. Ruth Nussinov
Cancer and Inflammation, Program National Cancer Institute and Medical School, Tel Aviv University
Abstract
09:40 Oral Presentations
  • Prioritizing a drug’s targets using both gene expression and structural similarity
    Griet Laenen, KU Leuven
  • Organism specific protein-RNA recognition: A computational analysis of protein-RNA complex structures from different organisms
    Nagarajan Raju, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
10:20 Coffee Break
Session 2
10:50 Oral Presentations
  • Brownie: correcting second generation sequencing errors using de Bruijn graphs.
    Giles Miclotte, University of Ghent, Belgium
  • Genome-wide ceRNA networks
    Mario Flores, University of Texas
  • Detection of Heterogeneity in Single Particle Tracking Trajectories
    Paddy Slator, University of Warwick
11:50 Industry Talk: Publishing in the digital age – introducing the ISCB Community Journal
Mr. Michael Markie, F1000 Research
Abstract
12:00 Lunch & Poster Session
Session 3
13:40 Industry Talk: Open science needs open scientists: an ever-increasing interdependence
Dr. Robert Davey, The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), United Kingdom
Abstract
14:40 Keynote: Clustal Omega and multiple sequence alignments
Prof. Des Higgins, School of Medicine & Medical Science, Conway Institute, University College Dublin
Abstract
14:40 Oral Presentations
  • 3D-NOME: 3D NucleOme Multiscale Engine for data-driven modeling of three-dimensional genome architecture
    Przemek Szalaj, Medical University of Bialystok, Poland
  • eFORGE: a tool for identifying tissue-specific signal in epigenetic data
    Charles Edmund Breeze, University College London
  • Co-regulation of human paralog genes in the three-dimensional chromatin architecture
    Jonas Ibn-Salem, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
15:40 Coffee Break
 Session 4
16:00 Oral Presentations
  • A novel feature selection method to extract multiple adjacent solutions for viral genomic sequences classification
    Giulia Fiscon, Sapienza University of Rome
  • Systematic integration of molecular signatures identifies novel components of the antiviral RIG-I-like receptor pathway
    Robin van der Lee, Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands
  • MAAD: Moroccan Ancestry Associated Diseases
    Yassine Souilmi, Mohamed Vth University
  • Exploration of Gallic acid and their derivatives using in silico and in vitro approaches against amyloid curli of extended beta lactamase (ESBL) producing Escherichia coli
    Beema Shafreen, Sathyabama University, India
17:20 Symposium Closes & Final Words
17:40 Poster Session

Note this is the preliminary program, and is subject to change.